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COL BKB: Creighton 81, DePaul 62

Jan. 8, 2014 at 12:27 AM

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Doug McDermott scored 19 points Tuesday and No. 23 Creighton had five players in double figures in their 81-62 romp over DePaul.

Avery Dingman scored 16 points off the bench for Creighton (13-2, 3-0 Big East), who won their eighth consecutive game and extended the DePaul (8-8, 0-3) losing streak to three.

Creighton's's Ethan Wragge scored 12 points, all of which came from beyond the 3-point line. The Blue Jays shot 56 percent from the field in the second half, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range.

DePaul was led by Brandon Young's 24 points. Cleveland Melvin scored 16.

Creighton led 37-32 at halftime but took control in the second half.

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